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Near theme parks

Located in Walt Disney World Resort and across from the Disney Springs™ Area, this resort spans 27 acres overlooking Lake Buena Vista. SeaWorld Orlando and Universal Studios are within 10 miles.

Health spa

Recreation options at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa include 2 outdoor pools and spa pool, as well as other amenities such as a theme park shuttle.

Wireless Internet

Guestrooms at The Buena Vista Palace offer pillowtop mattresses, refrigerators, in-room safes, wired and wireless Internet access. Most have furnished balconies with varying views.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 20 October 2015 until further notice. The following areas are affected:
  • Lobby
  • Swimming pool
  • One of the swimming pools
Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:
  • Outdoor pool
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set on 27 landscaped acres overlooking Lake Buena Vista, this smoke-free waterfront resort primarily attracts leisure travelers and families with its location across from Disney Springs™ Area.

The Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa & Boutique offers massage, hair styling, and makeup application for weddings and special events. Other spa facilities at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa include saunas, steam rooms, an outdoor lap pool, and a fitness center.

A business center provides faxing, printing, copying, secretarial services, and wired and wireless (high-speed) Internet access (surcharge). The resort has 90,000 square feet of event space, including 44 conference rooms, a ballroom for 2,080 guests, with event catering, and audiovisual equipment (surcharge). Valet parking is available for a fee and includes in/out privileges.

  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 1011 
  • Number of floors - 27 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Local Expert Concierge 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 8 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 44 
  • Year Built 1983 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 90,000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

One80 Sportgrill & Bar - Serves craft beers, hand-made cocktails, and a dinner menu that's great for sharing. Immerse yourself in this energized atmosphere with a menu of American favorites, family games and a network of over 40 TVs broadcasting the biggest games.

Watercress Café - Overlooking Lake Buena Vista, this casual restaurant features American fare, including soups, salads, and sandwiches. Open for breakfast and lunch. Sunday breakfast includes visits from the Disney Characters.

Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Activities

Accessible from the main hotel via walkways, Recreation Island is home to two outdoor pools, a children's pool, a spa tub, a lighted tennis court, a sand volleyball court, and a children's playground. The resort spa has an outdoor lap pool and a 24-hour fitness center with stationary bikes, treadmills, stair steppers, and free weights.

Resort guests enjoy preferred tee times at Disney's five 18-hole championship golf courses.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

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Spa Services

The hotel Spa features a boutique and 14 private treatment rooms. All rooms offer complete spa services, including massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, pedicures, and aromatherapy treatments. Specialty rooms offer couples treatments. Spa tub and nutrition consultation are also featured in this spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 17 (one way), (from 4 to 11 years old)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 21 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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